Billing and Posting Clerks

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What do they do?

Compile, compute, and record billing, accounting, statistical, and other numerical data for billing purposes. Prepare billing invoices for services rendered or for delivery or shipment of goods.

Also known as:

Account Services Representative, Accounting Clerk, Billing Clerk, Billing Coordinator, Cost Accounting Clerk, Item Processing Clerk, Statement Clerk, Statement Distribution Clerk, Statement Processor, Statement Services Representative

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Billing and Posting Clerks is projected to grow 10 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

No Data Available

Projected Employment Rankings For All United States:

  • 10.3%

    Percent Change

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  • 60,500

    Annual Projected Job Openings

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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0.8%)
  • Master's degree (3.5%)
  • Bachelor's degree (17.2%)
  • Associate's degree (14%)
  • Some college, no degree (32.1%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (29.1%)
  • Less than high school diploma (3.2%)

Percent of workers in this field

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Provide information to coworkers.
  • Verify accuracy of financial or transactional data.
  • Maintain financial or account records.
  • Prepare documentation for contracts, transactions, or regulatory compliance.
  • Operate office equipment.
  • Weigh parcels to determine shipping costs.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 25.1 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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